So many female divas come and go over the centuries, but their legacies last forever. Matched to their zodiac sign are twelve inspiring women who compliment the personality traits of their horoscope.
Female divas are the best representatives of women’s struggles and strength in the 20th and 21st centuries. Through their loud and listened-to voices, the voices of thousands of women across the world are heard. Here are twelve inspiring women matched to your zodiac sign, literally! These women have been matched to their zodiac sign, so you can identify the woman who genuinely suits your traits.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Mariah Carey is one of the true female divas of our time. Mariah has been singing since the age of four after being born to an operatic singer, her mother Patricia. The iconic chanteuse has had two marriages, one unsuccessful engagement, and two adorable twins! She is known for her powerhouse songs, insightful ballads, and wide vocal range. More controversially, Mariah is known for her infamous shade wars with Jennifer Lopez, Eminem, Whitney Houston, and Ariana Grande. Mariah is perhaps most famously known in these feuds for uttering the line “I don’t know her”, when asked her relationship with Lopez.
Never change, Mariah!
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
The illustrious Janet Jackson may be more popular for her last name, but once you listen to her music, you know why she’s made it big. Singing, dancing, and acting—Janet is a triple threat! Her songs include powerful messages for women, and are completed with award-winning dance routines. Not to be outdone by LaToya, Janet is a gay icon and vocal supporter of the amfAR (The Foundation for Aids Research).
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
Iconic and charismatic, Marilyn Monroe is a true legend. Known for her bleach-blonde hair-do and bright red pout, her look has been copied and ripped off since her untimely death in 1962. Her death is surrounded by as many controversies as her life, and her relationships with John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy. Marilyn is today considered a fashion, beauty, and women’s rights icon and the inspiration for many artists of the current era.
Cancer (July 21 – June 22)
The moody Lana Del Rey is as much a part of alternative pop as she is a part of dreamy aesthetics. Wearing a flower crown when listening to any of Miss Rey’s songs is a must. Lana Del Rey started life in New York, but now lives in Los Angeles. She was born Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, but got her name from actresses Lana Turner and the Ford Del Rey model car. She now has 5 albums at time of publication and is a representative for the famous designer brand, Gucci.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
With a career as versatile as Madonna’s, she’s one of the female divas everyone knows. Born in Michigan, she now has houses all over the world. She has starred in countless movies and has 14 albums out at time of publication. Madonna is known for her sometimes-controversial outfits and songs, with a career that has spanned over 30 years. Through her music, Madonna is known for breaking gender, age, and conservative standards—but she’s not slowing down anytime soon.
Virgo (August 25 – September 22)
Beyoncé is a star who needs no introduction. She is a musician, singer, actor, and all around advocate for social justice issues. Without speaking out excessively, she has become a large voice for politics, and is constantly referred to when speaking of the most influential artists of the modern era. She was considered Forbes Magazine’s most powerful female (entertainment) in 2015 and 2017. After starting her career with Destiny’s Child, Beyoncé ventured out and has today amassed a net worth of over $300 million. The Houston born singer has had a long and not-overly publicised marriage with hip-hop and rap artist, Jay-Z, and the two share three children.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Gwen Stefani rose to fame as the lead singer of the ska band, No Doubt. Since then she has been a large and widely impersonated figure of pop music. She has 10 albums at time of publication, and has featured in 14 movies/television shows. She is known for her bleached hair and often 90’s inspired fashion. She has two children from her first marriage, and is currently dating country singer, Blake Shelton.
Scorpio (October 23 – November 22)
Carly Rae Jepsen is a global pop sensation! Although you may not know her name, you definitely know her song, “Call Me Maybe” which found new life after being ‘discovered’ by Justin Bieber. The Canadian singer has had many popular tunes since then, often featuring a catchy chorus and fast beat. Carly started her career by auditioning and eventually placing third in, Canadian Idol. The singer has become an unlikely gay icon, with a wide following on Twitter and Instagram.
Sagittarius (November 23 – December 21)
Britney Spears is a widely known figure of American pop culture. Whether for her tumultuous live appearances, or unfortunate mental health struggles—you would be hard to find someone on earth who doesn’t know Britney. The singer/actress/philanthropist started her career as a child on The Mickey Mouse Clubalongside other now popular artists (Britney being the most successful). Often associated with other 90’s acts, Spears has recently taken up a residency in Las Vegas, Nevada. Britney has nine albums out at time of publication, and has appeared in six films, including her own Shonda Rhimes-written movie, Crossroads. Britney has been married twice, and has two sons.
Britney Spears is a figurehead of the 21st century, often appearing in images depicting pop culture of the era.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Hayley Williams is an alternative, pop punk singer and lead vocalist for the band, Paramore. As part of Paramore, Hayley has released five albums, four albums as a single artist. Since 2004, Hayley has been known for her strong vocals and wide range. With the band, she has performed multiple times at The Vans Warped Tour. In 2016 Hayley was married to the lead singer of New Found Glory, Chad Gilbert, but the two have since split.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Cher is a national American icon with over 57 years in the business. Cher started her career with her husband Sonny Bono in their popular television show, The Sonny & Cher Comedy Hour. Cher has one child, Chaz Bono, who came out as gay when he was 18 years old. Cher has supported Chaz since this time, as she herself is an LGBT+ advocate and icon. The singer has performed all around the world including her residency in Las Vegas, and the infamous performance on board the battleship USS Missouri.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Rihanna Fenty, known just by her first name is a Barbadian and American singer, dancer, businesswoman, and actor. She is well known for her musical career, often-sexualised image, and extremely popular cosmetics line—the latter known for its diversity and representation of all skin tones. Initially known for her pop and dance music, Rihanna later developed her image into a controversially over-sexualised singer. Appearing in films such as Battleship(2012) and Ocean’s 8 (2018), she reinvented herself as an all-rounder. She has now become one of the most iconic female divas of the 21st century!
With the introduction of her Fenty Beauty foundation line, Rihanna opened the floodgates and transformed the expectations of other cosmetic brands. Her 40-shade foundation offered an unmatched selection range for women of all races. She has since continued the popularity of her brand through lipsticks, highlighters, and bronzers. Rihanna is also an advocate for humanitarian work, with her own charity, the Clara Lionel Foundation for impoverished communities.